The Best Movies of 1983

 

Top 50 Movies of 1983

Rank Movie Title (click to view) Studio Total Gross / Theaters Opening / Theaters Open
1 Return of the Jedi Fox $252,583,617 1,764 $23,019,618 1,002 5/25
2 Terms of Endearment Par. $108,423,489 1,259 $3,498,813 260 11/23
3 Flashdance Par. $92,921,203 1,140 $4,076,124 1,140 4/15
4 Trading Places Par. $90,404,800 1,389 $7,348,200 1,375 6/10
5 WarGames MGM $79,567,667 977 $6,227,804 843 6/3
6 Octopussy MGM $67,893,619 1,339 $8,902,564 1,311 6/10
7 Sudden Impact WB $67,642,693 1,602 $9,688,561 1,530 12/9
8 Staying Alive Par. $64,892,670 1,747 $12,146,143 1,660 7/15
9 Mr. Mom Fox $64,783,827 1,362 $947,197 126 7/22
10 Risky Business WB $63,541,777 1,137 $4,275,327 670 8/5
11 National Lampoon's Vacation WB $61,399,552 1,253 $8,333,358 1,175 7/29
12 Superman III WB $59,950,623 1,763 $13,352,357 1,759 6/17
13 The Big Chill Col. $56,342,711 832 $3,662,152 722 9/30
14 Never Say Never Again WB $55,432,841 1,560 $10,958,157 1,550 10/7
15 Jaws 3-D Uni. $45,517,055 1,311 $13,422,500 1,300 7/22
16 Scarface (1983) Uni. $44,668,798 1,008 $4,597,536 996 12/9
17 Blue Thunder Col. $42,313,354 1,555 $8,258,149 1,539 5/13
18 Yentl MGM $40,218,899 747 $3,050,219 501 11/18
19 Silkwood Fox $35,615,609 843 $1,218,322 257 12/16
20 Psycho II Uni. $34,725,000 1,488 $8,310,244 1,448 6/3
21 Porky's II: The Next Day Fox $33,759,266 1,564 $7,054,988 1,511 6/24
22 Uncommon Valor Par. $30,503,151 1,076 $3,144,367 989 12/16
23 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Re-issue) (1983) BV $30,100,000 1,362 $6,017,914 1,362 7/15
24 Never Cry Wolf BV $29,600,000 540 $1,116,437 88 10/7
25 Twilight Zone: The Movie WB $29,450,919 1,288 $6,614,366 1,275 6/24
26 Easy Money Orion $29,309,766 1,171 $5,844,974 1,130 8/19
27 High Road to China WB $28,445,927 1,508 $6,156,049 1,508 3/18
28 The Outsiders WB $25,697,647 1,002 $5,068,165 829 3/25
29 Spring Break Col. $24,071,666 1,531 $5,908,574 1,493 3/25
30 Two of a Kind Fox $23,646,952 1,278 $3,344,942 1,244 12/16
31 My Tutor Crwn $22,587,834 500 $435,188 96 3/4
32 Class Orion $21,667,789 844 $4,553,233 839 7/22
33 The Right Stuff WB $21,192,102 627 $1,601,167 229 10/21
34 Cujo WB $21,156,152 1,293 $6,114,899 1,239 8/12
35 Christine Col. $21,017,849 1,101 $3,408,904 1,045 12/9
36 The Rescuers (Re-issue) BV $21,000,000 1,040 $2,111,582 862 12/16
37 The Dead Zone Par. $20,766,616 1,293 $4,556,083 1,293 10/21
38 Breathless Orion $19,910,002 1,166 $4,384,369 1,161 5/13
39 A Christmas Story MGM $19,294,144 938 $2,072,473 886 11/18
40 Max Dugan Returns Fox $17,613,720 801 $2,791,002 790 3/25
41 Valley Girl Atl $17,343,596 442 $1,856,780 442 4/29
42 All the Right Moves Fox $17,233,166 909 $1,625,486 442 10/21
43 Krull Col. $16,519,460 1,289 $5,469,415 1,281 7/29
44 Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone Col. $16,478,265 1,344 $7,053,016 1,338 5/20
45 Richard Pryor: Here and Now Col. $16,156,776 1,411 $3,701,609 1,411 10/28
46 D.C. Cab Uni. $16,134,627 908 $1,564,530 862 12/16
47 Gorky Park Orion $15,856,028 631 $1,290,754 629 12/16
48 Cheech & Chong Still Smokin' Par. $15,543,710 730 $3,085,705 710 5/6
49 Monty Python's The Meaning of Life Uni. $14,929,552 554 $1,987,853 257 4/1
50 Educating Rita Col. $14,648,076 407 $73,518 3 9/23

Data Source: Box Office Mojo © 2007